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Ken Olson

Market Director

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Ken joined Northern Trust in 2010 after 28 years in the financial services industry. This includes 22 years with Smith Barney, both as a financial advisor (1983 - 1996) and as a branch manager in Mesa, AZ (1995 - 2000) and in Clayton, MO (2001 - 2005). More recently he worked for JPMorgan where he had responsibility for the firm's wealth management offices in Wisconsin and Minnesota (2005 - 2008) and then lastly for the Chicago market (2008 - 2010).


He graduated with a Bachelor's degree and MBA from Brigham Young University.


Ken is a former Certified Public Accountant.


Ken enjoys exercising and reading.


Ken oversees a team of professionals that serve high net worth individuals and families in the area of banking, lending, investment management and estate management.


Ken is a former board member, vice-chairman, and treasurer of the Scottsdale Cultural Council. He is also a former board member of Scottsdale Musicfest.

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